No matter how sophisticated, artificial intelligence systems still need human oversight



AI and machine learning systems are only as good as the data we feed them. Witness the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, which threw many AI algorithms out of whack: 'If machines are to be trusted, we need to watch over them.'


Artificial intelligence and machine learning models can work spectacularly -- until they don't. Then they tend to fail spectacularly. That's the lesson drawn from the COVID-19 crisis